Sold in a set of 3, these unique handmade ornaments are made from recycled cold drink cans crafted by Zulu teenage students as an extra-mural activity. The purchase of these ornaments impacts the students directly assisting them to feed, clothe and educate themselves while also giving them a sense of pride and self-worth.
workers producing our Fair Trade scarves are paid a fair and reasonable wage for their
- Made from recycled cold drink cans by Zulu teenage students
- The purchase of this item impacts the students directly
- Head of angel may be painted or unpainted wood or a large glass bead
- Beaded loop "halo" can be used to attach a hook or ribbon for hanging (hook not included)
- Each Angel is unique, please let us select them for you
- Sold in a set of 3
- Sizes: Approximately 3 inches tall
is situated at Hluhluwe within the province of KwaZulu Natal, South Africa. This wonderful organization was established some 30 years ago, with a clear vision and objective of revitalizing and enhancing the age-old Zulu tradition of handcrafts, which at the time were in danger of being lost forever.
Today, Ilala Weavers help over 2000 Zulu people, both men and women, to attain self sufficiency. These skilled weavers by work from their homes which enables them to retaine their lifestyle and rich heritage of basket weaving and bead work. Basket weaving and bead work has been passed down through the generations by Zulu crafters, whose modern counterparts today produce stunning works of art, sought after the world over.